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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Leadership Online Newspaper for today, Saturday 19 August, 2017.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
BY Nda JonathanActing president Yemi Osinbajo last Wednesday night hosted state House correspondents in his Aguda residence. Since he assumed office on May 29, 2015, this was the first time he will be hosting journalists. His principal, President Muhammadu Buhari, had hosted state House Correspondents twice.When he assumed office, the press corps was the first group President Buhari met after moving into Aso Villa. Also, on the first anniversary of his administration, the president also hosted t 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
By Orjime Moses, AbujaA group, under the auspices of Concerned Southern Kaduna APC Youths, yesterday, apologised to members and the people over the role it played in ensuring that Mallam Nasir el-Rufai was elected as governor of Kaduna State.The group said it never expected the kind treatment meted to their communities, religious and traditional rulers adding that it was not part of their bargain prior to the election.In a statement issued by the chairman of the group, Hon Victor Asat, the group 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
While many children have the pleasure of going to school, other less fortunate ones across the country are forced to put their dreams and hopes for the future on hold as they engage in roles and activities meant for adults. PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN writes.About five million out-of-school children across the nation are forced into child labour, getting into adulthood earlier than their time due to early exposure to the hard world of breadwinners. Yet, poverty is widespread. A UNICEF study accessed Nov 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
That the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, has relentlessly led the tireless officers, airmen and airwomen of the Nigerian Air Force in the arduous task of preserving the nations territorial integrity, is to say the least in the mildest way. In this interview with PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN, he speaks on the ongoing fight against insurgency, motivation of air force personnel and synergy among the three arms of the Nigerian military.What do you consider your major achievem 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The gradual return of garbage heaps in Lagos metropolis has been a source of worry to many residents of the state. In this report GEORGE OKOJIE takes a look at the states new waste management initiatives, primed at not just making the city clean, but a smart one.The challenges of waste management in the face of rapid industrial growth and wealth creation often accompanied by harmful waste and pollution has never been an easy task to handle anywhere in the world.Thus, it is not surprising that La 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Sieve-making, like most traditional handicrafts, may be dying as modern utensils take over the kitchens, even in the rural setting, yet it sustains a family of eleven in Sabon-Wuse, Niger State. PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN writes.Armed with wire mesh, nails on a magnet and some basic tools, AdulkadirAbubakar hit nails on a piece of aluminum he had cut to size as he put finishing touches to what he was working on. He placed a wire mesh round the frame and held it in place with ten small nails, almost wit 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Though they are not where they belong and they dont belong where they are, the almajirai, perceived as beggars and wanderers by many, have something good up their sleeves. PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN and Anthony Adah Abraham write.n a sunny February afternoon, young boys in the north east city of Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital, were the cynosure of all eyes. With joy beyond measure, the boys, between 6 and 13 years old, were moving together in their dirty clothes, holding their plastic plates of vario 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The new Premier League season got underway yesterday when Arsenal host Leicester in the opening game of the hotly-anticipated new season. With the 2017/18 league season shaping up to provide a stunning title race but who will triumph'Chelsea will be looking to defend their title without top scorer Diego Costa while Manchester United have re-shaped their team following Zlatan Ibrahimovics departure.Manchester City will be hoping to blow the league away with their attacking power while Totte 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
By Salifu Usman, AbujaSenator Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso-led Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation (KDF), Kano has donated kits and cash worth over N150 million to 1500 amateur football clubs in the northern states to boost youths empowerment in the region.The colourful ceremony held recently at the Afficent Event Center in Magaji Rufa, Kano amidst a mammoth crowd that throng out to witness event, saw clubs officials and administrators alike smiled home with jerseys, balls and cash ranging from N5,000 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
BY ACHOR ABIMAJE, JosA LIFE IN BRIEFZainab Ibrahimi is a 29-year-old woman, an indigene of Ogbomosho local government area of Oyo State. She attended Township Primary and Secondary Schools, all in Jos North local government area. She owns a fashion designing outfit in Delimi area of Jos North. She is the 5th of 9 children.BACKGROUNDMy name is Zainab Ibrahim. Tailoring is my profession. I was born December 18, 1988, I am the 5th of the nine children of the family of Mr Ibrahim Yusuf and late Mrs 
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